Riveters African American Officers gas masks pilots in dress uniforms African American Soldiers 1 doughboys with mules The pilots Mule Rearing

The Spirit of the American Doughboy

   
The Spirit of the American Doughboyzoom
Glasgow Avenue entrance to Memorial Park
Fort Wayne
IN
USA
46803
Nov. 12, 1928
E. M. Viquesney

(On bronze base of sculpture:) SPIRIT OF THE/AMERICAN NAVY/COPYRIGHTED BY/E.M. VIQUESNEY SCULPTOR/SPENSER, INDIANA (On front of archway:) LOYALTY COURAGE SACRIFICE VICTORY ALLEN COUNTY AND FORT WAYNE/THEIR TRIBUTE/TO THE GLORY OF THEIR SONS (On plaque on inside of archway:) HONOR ROLL/1917-1918/THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME/SACRIFICE IN THE WORLD WAR/FROM ALLEN COUNTY AND FORT WAYNE (list of names) (On plaque on north side of archway:) ERECTED IN 1928 BY THE CITIZENS OF/ALLEN COUNTY AND FORT WAYNE/UNDER THE AUSPICES OF COMMITTEES/(list of names)

 
Single figure -- soldier
Bronze
Stone (any)
31
26
Base: approx. 16 x 28 43 in
47260138
In front of a large memorial archway stands a figure of a World War I sailor striding forward and waving his hat with his proper right hand. Adjacent to the sailor is a sculpture of a doughboy (IAS record 47260027).
Captain John K. Shawvan of the Muldoon Monument Company designed the memorial.
Administered by City of Fort Wayne, Parks Department, 705 East State Boulevard, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805 Located Memorial Park, Glasgo Avenue entrance, Fort Wayne, Indiana

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